Crow Wing County

Crow Wing County is located in Central Minnesota and was established on May 23, 1857 by the Territorial Legislature. It was organized on March 3, 1870. Crow Wing County is named after the Crow Wing River. Brainerd is the county seat. Source: Crow Wing County website.

Notable candidates from Crow Wing County include:

  • C. Elmer Anderson (born, resident): Republican Lieutenant Governor (1939-1943, 1945-1951) and Governor (1951-1955)
  • Miles W. Lord (born): DFL Attorney General (1955-1960)
  • Rick Nolan (born, resident): DFL U.S. Representative (2013-2019) [Nolan was also resident of Morrison County in the State House (1969-1973) and Stearns County in the U.S. House (1975-1981)]
  • Peter S. Popovich (born): Liberal Caucus State Representative, Supreme Court Associate Justice (1987-1989), and Supreme Court Chief Justice (1989-1990)


Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Legislative Districts

Congressional Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1863 At-Large
1863 1873 CD 02
1873 1883 CD 03
1883 1893 CD 05
1893 1933 CD 06
1933 1935 At-Large
1935 1973 CD 06
1973 1983 CD 07
1983 2033 CD 08
Senate Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1861 SD 21
1861 1872 SD 03
1872 1882 SD 30
1882 1891 SD 39
1891 1899 SD 46
1899 1915 SD 48
1915 1967 SD 53
1967 1973 SD 52, 53
1973 1993 SD 13
1993 2003 SD 12
2003 2013 SD 04, 12
2013 2023 SD 10
2023 2033 SD 06, 10
House Districts
Starting Ending Districts
1858 1861 HD 21
1861 1872 HD 03
1872 1882 HD 30
1882 1891 HD 39
1891 1899 HD 46
1899 1915 HD 48
1915 1967 HD 53
1967 1973 HD 52A, 53B
1973 1993 HD 13A, 13B
1993 2003 HD 12A, 12B
2003 2013 HD 04B, 12A, 12B
2013 2023 HD 10A, 10B
2023 2033 HD 06A, 06B, 10A

Candidates

Candidate Birth county Residence county Elections
Abbe, Samuel B. Out of state Crow Wing 1859, Treasurer, General (Democrat, Lost)
Alderman, Solomon F. (S.F.) Out of state Crow Wing 1906, State Senate, District 48, General (Republican, Won)
Alexander, Ernie Sherburne Crow Wing 1978, State Senate, District 13, Special Primary (Independent-Republican, Lost)
Anderson, Ken Out of state Crow Wing 1980, State Senate, District 13, General (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Lost)
1980, State Senate, District 13, Primary (Democratic-Farmer-Labor, Won)
Anderson, C. Elmer Crow Wing Crow Wing 1970, Public Service Commissioner, General (Republican, Lost)
1970, Public Service Commissioner, Primary (Republican, Won)
1956, Secretary of State, General (Republican, Lost)
1956, Secretary of State, Primary (Republican, Won)
1954, Governor, General (Republican, Lost)
1954, Governor, Primary (Republican, Won)
1952, Governor, General (Republican, Won)
1952, Governor, Primary (Republican, Won)
1950, Lieutenant Governor, General (Republican, Won)
1950, Lieutenant Governor, Primary (Republican, Won)
1948, Lieutenant Governor, General (Republican, Won)
1948, Lieutenant Governor, Primary (Republican, Won)
1946, Lieutenant Governor, General (Republican, Won)
1946, Lieutenant Governor, Primary (Republican, Won)
1944, Lieutenant Governor, General (Republican, Won)
1944, Lieutenant Governor, Primary (Republican, Won)
1942, Lieutenant Governor, General (Write-In, Lost)
1942, Lieutenant Governor, Primary (Republican, Lost)
1940, Lieutenant Governor, General (Republican, Won)
1940, Lieutenant Governor, Primary (Republican, Won)
1938, Lieutenant Governor, General (Republican, Won)
1938, Lieutenant Governor, Primary (Republican, Won)
Anderson, Verner F. Morrison Crow Wing 1952, State House, District 53, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
1950, State House, District 53, General (Nonpartisan, Won)
1949, State House, District 53, Special (Nonpartisan, Won)
1949, State House, District 53, Special Primary (Nonpartisan, Won)
Anderson, Lenord C. Morrison Crow Wing 1940, State House, District 53, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Anderson, Larry M. Saint Louis Crow Wing 2004, State House, District 12A, General (Independence, Lost)
2004, State House, District 12A, Primary (Independence, Won)
Anderson, Thomas (Tom) Out of state Crow Wing 1968, State House, District 53B, Primary (Nonpartisan, Lost)
Andolshek, Albin (Andy) Crow Wing Crow Wing 1976, State Senate, District 13, General (Independent-Republican, Lost)
1976, State Senate, District 13, Primary (Independent-Republican, Won)
1972, State House, District 13A, General (Nonpartisan, Lost)